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Janet Dean MP addresses mental health needs at Mind's Rural Conference
Although most people perceive country life as a healthier, stress-free alternative to life in the city, problems of greater isolation and poverty in remote areas mean that some groups in rural communities are at high risk of developing mental distress.
Mind responds to Healthcare Commission report into community mental health services
We are pleased that more people are now being offered copies of their care plans, that access to emergency out of hours care over the phone is growing and that many people are experiencing improved relationships with their psychiatrists.
Mind comments on Age Concern inquiry into mental health and wellbeing in later life
Mind comments on Healthcare Commission report into adult mental healthcare services
Go Green to beat the blues
Leading mental health charity Mind today launches a groundbreaking new report which sets a new green agenda for mental health.
Survey reveals grim reality of inpatient care
Patient census uncovers appalling scale of mixed-sex wards scandal and widespread racial discrimination in mental health care
Mind comments on regulation of healthcare professionals
Mind has welcomed the Government's proposals announced today into the regulation of healthcare professionals following a number of high profile cases of abuse.
Dual diagnosis problem needs resources as well as guidance
Mind reveals postcode lottery of access to talking therapies
Phone interviews with GPs and practice managers conducted by Mind have revealed the postcode lottery of access to talking therapies.
Department of Health announcement is a first step towards improved patient safety
Mind has been highlighting the problem of unsafe wards for a long time. We are glad that moves are now being made towards better inpatient safety.
NHS failing to act on talking therapies clinical guidance, says new report
The NHS is failing millions of people by ignoring clinical guidelines on psychological therapies, a group of charities warn in a report published today.
Mind welcomes 'information on prescription' pilots
Mind today warmly welcomed the Department of Health's announcement that money would be made available for pilot schemes providing fuller information to mental health and cancer patients.
Mind tells employers and NHS: improve environment to improve mental health
Mind comments on Sainsbury Centre for Mental Health survey of NHS mental health trust finance directors
The Sainsbury Centre's timely report adds to the growing evidence for what we already know - that when it comes to money, mental health is always last in line.
Pressure forces Government into releasing shock sexual abuse report
Delayed data show alarming levels of sexual abuse and rape in mental healthcare.